Southern baked macaroni and cheese is always made from scratch. And it must be made well, with love and respect. Recipes feature at least 3 to 5 different cheeses. Some recipes include cream cheese, mozzarella cheese, Gruyere, or smoked gouda. The only acceptable noodle: elbow macaroni.
This dish is made for special occasions: Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, 4th of July. This soul food is a menu item for birthdays, weddings, funerals, church socials, and Juneteenth (Freedom Day / Emancipation Day).
2 large eggs
Ground white pepper
Ground black pepper
Dry ground mustard
Colby Jack (block of cheese)
Monterey Jack (block of cheese)
Sharp cheddar (block of cheese)
Mild cheddar or American cheese
- STEP 1: Transfer cooked mac and cheese to a large bowl. Set it aside.
- STEP 2: In a separate bowl, whisk together eggs, evaporated milk, whole milk, sugar, salt...
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